MBA Resume Tip: How to Translate Experience into Accomplishments

By - Dec 13, 08:53 AM   Comments [0]

This guest post comes to us from Igor Khayet, founder of MyResumeShop. You’ve had some great experiences working for a corporation, a non-profit, or the government, but how do you translate that onto your resume in an effective way? There are two major decisions that need...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 13): Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - Dec 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) There is a certain triangle with sides 7, 10, and . If it is known that is an integer, how many different values are there of ? (A) 8 (B) 10 (C) 13 (D) 14 (E) 16 OA and Explanation Like these questions? Get the GMAT Club question...

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GMAT Trap Answers: Wordy and Awkward, but Still Correct

By - Dec 11, 08:51 AM   Comments [0]

Some of our best students have their grammar rules down pat. They can talk for hours about adjective clauses, dangling modifiers, gerunds, and the subjunctive, but they’re so busy checking to make sure that all the sentence parts fit into place that they forget to...

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The Ethics of Writing Application Essays

By - Dec 10, 10:53 AM   Comments [0]

Businessweek recently published an exposé on the unethical practices of certain MBA essay writing services. These companies are not—to be clear—the reputable admissions consultancies that help applicants brainstorm and then work with them to edit and polish their essays, but are the companies that admit...

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Knewton MBA Roundup: Cheaters Beware, Kellogg’s Growth, and INSEAD’s Future

By - Dec 10, 08:40 AM   Comments [0]

As you narrow your business school search, it’s important to do your research in a well-rounded manner. B-school stats are important, but you should also check out more qualitative sources like alumni forums and admissions Q&A’s to get a sense of what your target schools...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Dec 10): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Dec 10, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A corporation with 5,000,000 shares of publicly listed stock reported total earnings of $7.20 per share for the first 9 months of operation. During the final quarter the number of publicly listed shares was increased to 10,000,000 shares, and fourth quarter earnings were reported...

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LBS Sloan Fellows Guru Interview

By - Dec 9, 10:44 AM   Comments [0]

During my recent visit to London, I spent the morning at London Business School. I have several posts worth of thoughts and material. The first one will focus on the Sloan Fellows program at LBS. I spoke interviewed Balbir Guru, Recruitment and Admissions Manager, Sloan...

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Columbia Launches New JD/MBA Program

By - Dec 9, 10:43 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Law School and Columbia Business School are accepting the first class for their new three-year JD/MBA program. The accelerated program, which will launch in the fall of 2011, is intended to give “select students the opportunity to earn degrees from both schools in just...

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AWA Pacing and Length

By - Dec 9, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

While the two essays on the GMAT require you to do completely different things, the approach and foundation of each essay is exactly the same. In this blog article, I want to address two questions my students often ask: “How long should I...

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Clear Admit Admissions Tip: Interviewing the Interviewer

By - Dec 9, 05:52 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve been offering a good deal of advice lately on how to conduct oneself and prepare responses to MBA interview questions.  Today we’d like to highlight the importance of thinking about what you might ask. Virtually all business school interviewers conclude their discussion by offering...

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